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Thai king attends cremation of Leicester City owner Vichai

The 60-year-old Thai founder of duty-free giant King Power died in October in a helicopter crash after watching his beloved football club play.

Leicester City chopper crash investigators say tail rotor controls failed

The aircraft reached an altitude of approximately 430ft before veering to the right and plummeting to the ground just outside the stadium.

Leicester players to wear special kits in tribute to owner Vichai

Leicester City players will wear shirts with the late Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha's name embroidered on them when they play against Burnley.

Leicester City players attend funeral of late owner in Thailand

Leicester City players attended the funeral for club chairman Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha, who died in a helicopter crash.

Funeral to be held for Leicester City’s Thai owner Vichai

Vichai's body was flown back to Thailand and taken to Wat Thepsirin where prominent individuals close to the family wore black for a private gathering ahead of the official ceremony which starts Saturday evening.

Vardy urges Leicester to ‘do Vichai proud’ after helicopter tragedy

Vardy and his Leicester teammates have posted regular messages online as tribute.

Puel hit by Leicester’s ‘hardest week’ after owner’s tragic death

Claude Puel spoke about how Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha's death affected the team.

Leicester to face Cardiff after Vichai’s tragic death

Leicester have confirmed their Premier League clash at Cardiff will go ahead on Saturday following the tragic death of owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha.

Ranieri ‘shaken’ by death of Leicester’s Thai boss

Claudio Ranieri was hired by Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha in 2015 and led Leicester City to their historic Premier League title success the following year.

Thailand’s ‘King Power’ duty free empire faces unknown after Vichai’s death

Vichai was Thailand's fifth richest man when he died in a helicopter crash after watching his beloved Leicester City play on Saturday.

Pengerusi Leicester City FC antara 5 terkorban nahas helikopter

Helikopter yang dinaiki pemilik kelab bola sepak LCFC itu bersama 4 yang lain terhempas di luar Stadium King Power.

Leicester City owner and 4 others killed in helicopter crash

The aircraft came down in a car park near the King Power stadium about an hour after the end of Leicester City's game against West Ham United.

‘He made us champions’: Leicester fans pay tribute to Thai owner

Many also remembered the owner's generosity to fans – free breakfasts at away matches and free beers on his birthday – as well as to the city, including a donation to the local hospital.

Leicester City chairman was on chopper when it crashed, BBC says

BBC reports say Vichai was on the helicopter when the incident occurred.

Helicopter owned by Leicester City’s Thai chairman crashes

The helicopter crashed after Saturday's game against West Ham in the Premier League club's car park.

King Power to acquire remaining 60% stake in AirAsia Aviation

With King Power's experience in the tourism industry, the partnership will provide an invaluable contribution to the airline business, says its owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha.

The mixed fortunes of five Asian-owned English clubs

AFP Sport examines the varying fortunes of five Asian-owned English football clubs, following Aston Villa’s proposed RM357 million sale to Chinese businessman Tony Jiantong Xia.

What luck! After Premier League success, he scores big at cards

Thai billionaire owner of Leicester City scoops up RM14.3 million at card tables at Genting Casino in Leicester.

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